Peggy L. Woodard

Peggy L. WoodardPeggy L. Woodward, District 8 (Village of Elmira Heights, City of Elmira, Towns of Elmira, Horseheads)

2019 to 2020 Committees

  • Aviation
  • Health and Human Services
  • Multi-Services (Chair)


Peggy Woodard was appointed to the Legislature on October 11, 2005, after her husband, Daniel, passed away. She then ran for her first 4-year term in November 2005 and still currently holds the office. They are Chemung County's first husband and wife team to be elected to the Legislature.

Her number one priority is creating jobs and ensuring your tax dollars are being used wisely and effectively.

She has been involved in public services in the community such as:

Board of Directors First Heritage Credit Union (current Secretary) Board of Directors Sewer District Number 1 (current Chairwoman) Member Elmira Heights PBA Former Coach, Horseheads Cinderella Softball Former Chair and Campaign Manager for officials running for office in Elmira Heights.

Peggy spent 37 years with Kennedy Valve/McWane International. She currently resides in Elmira Heights.